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Violence trails Crescent University convocation, as angry parents attack journalist

The 11th Convocation ceremony of the Crescent University, Abeokuta, turned violent as angry parents beat up a female journalist attached to the Press Crew of Ogun State Deputy Governor, Naimot Oyedele-Salako.

My vision for Taraba State University – vice-chancellor

The Vice Chancellor of Taraba State University, Professor Vincent Tenebe, has disclosed that his vision for the University is to make it among the top ten universities in the country.
Seventy-two graduates of the Federal University, Otuoke, in Bayelsa, have bagged first-class degrees.

Two students murdered in Otuoke university

There is panic in the Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, following the murder of two students of the university by yet-to-be identified killers.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to float a jetty at the school’s waterfront to complement transportation on the campus.

Lagos governor to approve jetty at UNILAG waterfront

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to float a jetty at the school’s waterfront to complement transportation on the campus.

Unizik launches postgraduate programmes on migration

The Centre for Migration Studies (CMS), Nnamdi Azikiwe University (Unizik), Awka, on Tuesday inaugurated Master’s Degree Programmes on Migration to address issues on migration management and governance in the country.
Following the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the full accreditation status of the School of Nursing Sciences of the College of Medical Sciences of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has been restored.

UNESCO donates N53m to establish smart classroom in Ahmadu Bello university

Prof. Ibrahim Garba, the Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, says the institution had secured over N53 million from UNESCO-ICHEI for the establishment of Smart Classroom.

FUNAAB students flee as armed robbers invade hostels

Students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) in Ogun State can no longer sleep with their two eyes closed over fears that they may be robbed overnight.

Afe Babalola university to garland Asiwaju Tinubu, Sultan Abubakar, others

Also to be conferred with honours are the Obi of Onitsha, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe and an entrepreneur and Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Greeen Energy International Limited, Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe.
Two students of the Rivers State University (RSU), Diobu, Port Harcourt, are feared killed in a two-day attack suspected to be cult related.

Rivers university dismisses HOD, withdraws graduates’ certificates

The Rivers State University has dismissed a lecturer, Professor Tamunonimim Ngerebo, for extorting money from students in order to improve their academic marks.
The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, says criminals are using ungoverned spaces across the country to unleash terror on law-abiding citizens.

TETFund to support research devt with N5 billion grant – scribe

Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro has disclosed that about N5 billion has been budgeted to enhance research development in the country.

Federal government tasked on funding interdisciplinary research at varsities

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof Kayode Soremekun, and the Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the University of Ibadan, (UI), Prof. Kayode Adebowale, have urged the Federal Government to provide more funding support for interdisciplinary research in Nigerian universities.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

Nigeria Open University introduces new courses — full list

NOUN’s pro chancellor, Peter Okebukola, a professor, unveiled the new programmes approved by the board of the university on Thursday.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

University of Ibadan has zero tolerance for sexual harassment – vice-chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Prof Idowu Olayinka, has called on both the staff and students of the institution to familiarize themselves with the various laws guiding against sexual harassment in the school saying ignorance will not be taken as an excuse for anybody found wanting by the law.
Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Vice Chancellor, UNILAG

UNILAG vice-chancellor advocates more measures to tackle sexual harassments in varsities

The University of Lagos has emphasised the need for management of universities across the country to intensify efforts in ensuring effective measures to tackle sexual harassments.

Cardiologist urges government not to approve schools without playfield

A Professor of Cardiology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof Michael Balogun, has called on the government not to give approval to primary and secondary schools that do not have sporting field in their premises.
Prof. Charles Ayo, a former Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, has identified indiscipline and lack of fear of God as major factors contributing to the incessant cases of `sex for marks’ in the nation’s tertiary institutions.

Former Covenant vice-chancellor harps on discipline, fear of God to address sex scandal in...

Prof. Charles Ayo, a former Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, has identified indiscipline and lack of fear of God as major factors contributing to the incessant cases of `sex for marks’ in the nation’s tertiary institutions.

#SexForGrades: I’ve been exonerated – UNILAG professor

Olusegun Awonusi, a professor of English and former vice chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education, accused of “habitual sexual harassment” by a student has said the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has exonerated him.
The Emeritus Professor of English Language and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Ayo Banjo, has called on stakeholders to support efforts to make reading attractive and enjoyable in order to rid the country of illiteracy.

What to do to address illiteracy – professor

The Emeritus Professor of English Language and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Ayo Banjo, has called on stakeholders to support efforts to make reading attractive and enjoyable in order to rid the country of illiteracy.

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Court orders man to pay N44,000 feeding allowance arrears to his child

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Financial experts attribute Nigeria stock market lull to economic dislocations

Some financial experts on Monday attributed the incessant lull on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to various economic dislocations in the country.

US donates radiation systems to Nigeria

The US Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Office of Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence (US-DOE/NNSA/NSDD) has donated two Mobile Radiation Detection Systems to help combat terrorism in Nigeria.